Malaysia Exchange

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See also Investing in Malaysia.

As of 31 December 2007, the Malaysia Exchange had 986 listed companies[1] with a combined market capitalization of $325 billion.[2]

Basic Information

Exchange Symbols

  • Google Finance: KUL
  • Thomson Reuters: KU
  • Yahoo! Finance: .KL

Market Information (as of 31 December 2007)

  • Trading Hours:
    • Normal Trading Session: 09:00 - 17:00[3]
2004[4] 2005[5] 2006[6] 2007[7]
Number of Listed Companies9591,0191,025986
Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)181,624180,518235,581325,290
Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)61,63651,60175,205169,723
Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)249209306684
Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)
New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)8741,088323317
New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)1,0609086452,158
Number of Trading Days248247246248

Creating Articles for Stocks listed on the Malaysia Exchange

To create an article for a stock listed on the Malaysia Exchange, follow these steps:

  • Type Stock:Company Name (CompanyTicker-KU) into the Wikinvest search box and click Search.
  • Click on the link adjacent to Be the first person to create the page.
  • Type {{new_stock}}, [[Category:Malaysia Exchange]] and [[Category:Investing in Malaysia]] on separate lines into the text box and click Save page to create the article.


Benchmark Index

Constituent Indices

  • Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (COMPOSITE-KU)
  • FTSE / ASEAN Index Series
    • FTSE / ASEAN Index
    • FTSE / ASEAN 40 Index
  • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Index Series
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Large 30 Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Mid 70 Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia 100 Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Hijrah Shariah Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Small Cap Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Fledgling Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia EMAS Shariah Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia Second Board Index
    • FTSE Bursa Malaysia MESDAQ Index

Sector Indices

  • Bursa Malaysia Index Series
    • Industrial Index
    • Technology Index
    • Consumer Product Index
    • Construction Index
    • Finance Index
    • Industrial Product Index
    • Mining Index
    • Plantation Index
    • Property Index
    • Trading / Services Index

Stocks listed on the Malaysia Exchange


  1. Number of Listed Companies (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  2. Domestic Market Capitalization (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  3. Trading Hours, Malaysia Exchange
  4. Annual Statistics 2004, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  5. Annual Statistics 2005, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  6. Annual Statistics 2006, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  7. Annual Statistics 2007, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
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